Posted by: livingscripture | September 1, 2017

Friday Thoughts

Morning Offering.
Morning Offering

SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

“It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.”
— St. Thomas Aquinas

  MEDITATION OF THE DAY

“He who is humble, even though he fall through frailty, soon repents with sorrow and implores the divine assistance to help him to amend; nor is he astonished at having fallen, because he knows that of himself he is only capable of evil and would do far worse if God did not protect him with His grace. After having sinned, it is good to humble oneself before God, and without losing courage, to remain in humility in order not to fall again . . . But to afflict ourselves without measure and to give way to a certain pusillanimous melancholy, which brings us to the verge of despair, is a temptation of pride, insinuated by the devil . . . .”
— Rev. Cajetan da Bergamo

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